Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Advanced Medical Esthetics Practitioner

St. Clair College

12 months
33220 CAD/year
13280 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Advanced Medical Esthetics Practitioner Graduate Certificate Program from St. Clair College will prepare the graduate to work in the progressive field of medical esthetics. The curriculum will provide a strong foundation in the assessment of skin types, conditions and the corresponding treatments for promoting and maintaining healthy skin.


Students will gain practical hands-on skills to work within related medical professions in a safe and competent manner within their scope of practice or that of a nurse or physician. 

Students will develop the knowledge and essential skills necessary to perform non-invasive procedures such as laser and light treatments, chemical peels, hydro facials, and microdermabrasion procedures, as well as the fundamentals necessary to assist with the application of invasive procedures in a cosmetic medical setting. 

The student will build expertise in delivering pre-and post-treatment care for special populations, including oncology patients. Hands-on labs and clinical placement settings will expose the student to a wide range of medical esthetic treatments, cosmeceutical products and specialized equipment. 

Students will also graduate with an understanding of the core business principles necessary to establish and manage a medical esthetic practice. Graduates will be well-prepared to administer cosmeceuticals and medical esthetic procedures.

Career Opportunities

Advanced Medical Esthetics Practitioner Graduates from St. Clair College will find employment in the health care sector, with physicians, dermatologists and plastic surgeons, private medi-spas/health clubs, wellness clinics and hospital oncology departments.Graduates from related health care diploma programs, nursing programs or the esthetics diploma can ladder into this program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Laser Devices and Procedures
  • Controlled Treatments
  • Oncology Esthetics
  • Venous Systems-diagnosis & Treatments
  • Consultations and Charting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent in a relevant healthcare field such as Esthetics, RN or RPN from a recognized college or university, or extensive documented experience in esthetics or dermatology. 
  • A current resume outlining your education and experience related to medical esthetics which includes references and applicant profile form is required.

Health Requirements

  • Medical Requirements Form
  • A satisfactory medical exam.
  • An up-to-date immunization record including tetanus and diphtheria, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B (incl. Hep B titre within the last 24 months) and TB skin test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33220 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13280 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13280 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Windsor

1027 - 1640 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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